Special Assistant on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza says the government is taking effective measures to prevent the outbreak of Coronavirus.
In a statement today (Sunday), he said the Health Ministry and provincial governments are on high alert to deal with the Coronavirus.
Dr Zafar Mirza said as a pre-emptive measure the Chaman border between Pakistan and Afghanistan has been closed for seven days.
He said International Health Regulation guidelines are being followed on all air and land routes.
The Special Assistant said the dynamic situation is being monitored and four major cities have been provided with diagnosis facility of Coronavirus.
He urged the media to play its role in disseminating the right information to the public regarding coronavirus.
He said for any query about Coronavirus people can access helpline 1166.